Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

Brazilian legislators pass revised version of anti-corruption bill

While Brazilians mourned the victims of the recent plane crash in Colombia, legislators held a marathon session this past Wednesday. The goal was revising the controversial anti-corruption bill that led to the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff earlier this year. The new bill could significantly undermine the authority of prosecutors investigating politicians in corruption cases.

December 2, 2016